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Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell, Darwin

2-star2 stars
52 Mitchell St, Darwin, NT, 0800, Australia, 800-491-6126

Hostel with 2 outdoor pools, near Darwin Waterfront
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Great location
Great pool
Could use a good cleaning
Complaints about WiFi

Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell, Darwin

More Info: 866-539-8117

  • Four Bed Ensuite
  • Twin Room
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Basic Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (Six Bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (Six Bed)
  • Budget Single, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Room, Ensuite
  • Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Budget Triple, Shared Bathroom
  • Ensuite Dormitory, Mixed (Four Bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (Four Bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (Four Bed)
  • Standard Double Room

What’s around Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell, Darwin


  • In Darwin City Centre
  • Darwin Waterfront - 17 min walk
  • Cullen Bay Marina - 29 min walk
  • Crocosaurus Cove - 1 min walk
  • The Esplanade - 1 min walk
  • Maningrida Arts & Culture - 3 min walk
  • Smith Street Mall - 4 min walk
  • Darwin Entertainment Centre - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Darwin, NT (DRW-Darwin Intl.) - 18 min drive
  • East Arm Darwin Station - 18 min drive
  • Airport shuttle

At a glance

Key facts


  • 98 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 3 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Filipino
  • Italian
  • Thai

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping

Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell, Darwin’s small print

Also known as

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Children under 18 years old are not permitted in the Shared Dormitory. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Cash deposit: AUD 10 per stay

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 15 per person (one way)

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 18 costs AUD 15 (one-way)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for AUD 4 per day (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 83 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Central location
Central location. Ground floor rooms are reasonably quiet as the common areas are upstairs.
Julie, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A great few days
It was great
Col, au3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
friendliest hostel in australia
This is a well designed well run happy place. I have given it a smiley for cleanliness because in general it was always well kept up. The one downside would be the women's shower on the third floor, but maybe the cleaning staff never found it empty to clean it.
mx8 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good value for money plus amenities
All amenities good value for price plus fridge Ac and tv in room. Highly recommended it
Thomas, au1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Overall satisfied
Overall satisfied, only thing the air conditioning was really loud at night, hostel generally in a busy area.
Carina, au1 night trip

Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell, Darwin

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